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Trying to loosen or tighten the locknut on your triple backbone-framed CX swingarm so you can remove/reattach it? One of these is invaluable:
You can pick one up for yourself on eBay. This functions as the Honda tool:
This end mates with the locknut:
The extension allows you to use your 1/2" drive wrench while still using the hex key to hold the other nut in place:
I can't really comment on the quality of the welding, but it works:
This one came with a hex tool for holding the inner nut in place:
So, how is it used? Here's the swingarm of a CX650ED:
Plastic cover removed from the swingarm nut:
As you can see, you can access the inner hex easily through the tool:
Hex tool inserted:
1/2" drive attached:
The torque values in the manual for the locknut are calculated based on the offset that this tool has. As you can see, it works perfectly - we had no issue removing or tightening the nut using it.
You can find these tools on eBay (US), and even some plain sockets without the hex pass-through from Amazon.
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